What does the word magnesia mean?

Usage examples for magnesia

  1. The descendants of Themistokles are given certain privileges at Magnesia even to the present day, for I know that Themistokles, an Athenian, my friend and fellow- student in the school of Ammonias the philosopher, enjoyed them. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch
  2. Loam, a soil composed of siliceous sand, clay, carbonate of lime, oxide of iron, magnesia, and various salts, and also decayed vegetable and animal matter. – A Manual of the Antiquity of Man by J. P. MacLean
  3. An immediate dose of castor oil or milk of magnesia is indicated, and the use of a mouth wash which will be prescribed by the physician. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler

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